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Center For Migration Studies of New York

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS), a nonprofit institute founded in 1964, "is committed to facilitating the study of sociodemographic, historical, economic, political, legislative and pastoral aspects of human migration and refugee movements." Their Website features an online catalog of the CMS Documentation Center (Library and Archives), a subject-specific library of over 24,000...
Migration Information Source

Recently introduced by the Migration Policy Institute, the Migration Information Source Web site offers visitors a fantastic opportunity to stay on top of trends and changes in global migration. Looking at migration from many levels and on many planes, the site considers migrations on both national and international fronts. With a dropdown menu of the countries for which data is available...
Demography and the Social Contract

In this 55-page working paper from the Office of Population Research at Princeton, Marta Tienda examines the relationship between demography and the social contract in the United States, with a particular emphasis placed on historical and contemporary debates about the nature of immigration. As Professor Tienda states in her work, "immigration strains commitment to the democratic principles of...
Belgian-American Research Collection

The University of Wisconsin System has created this digital collection of resources documenting Belgian settlers in Northeastern Wisconsin. Most of the original materials were gathered in the 1970s by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay during a project "to record the undocumented historical, social, and cultural legacy of this unique ethnic group." At the search page, the collection is divided...
Institute for the Study of International Migration

Founded in 1998 and part of the Walsh School of Foreign Service, the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University focuses its work on "all aspects of international migration." Along with administering a certificate program, the Institute sponsors a number of ongoing research projects, including ones dealing with cooperative efforts to manage emigration, immigration...
The Rise of New Immigrant Gateways

Many urban areas in the United States continue to add population to their respective locales by serving as gateway communities for the millions of immigrants who come to live in the country every year. This recent report published by the Brookings Institution, and authored by Audrey Singer, demonstrates a rather intriguing pattern by which certain cities (such as Chicago and San Francisco) have...
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Australia continues to be a popular choice for immigrants from all over the world, particularly from surrounding areas, such as parts of Asia and Europe. This site is the official online presence of the Australian government's Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs. Not surprisingly, the site offers information about visiting Australia, studying in Australia, working in...
Center for Immigration Studies

Founded in 1985, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization which happens to be the United States' only think tank devoted "exclusively to research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United States." From the homepage, visitors can peruse a number of common topics in...
Man who lived as a “stateless person” in airport becomes British citizen

This past Tuesday, East African Indian Sanjay Shah became an official British citizen after 400 days spent in limbo at the Nairobi airport. Shah’s story was documented in the press frequently, and interest in his predicament continued to build after the release of the recent Tom Hanks film, “The Terminal”. Shah’s case highlighted the rather complex way in which the residents of former and current...
Diasporas, Migration & Identities

Funded with substantial monies provided by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the United Kingdom, the Diasporas, Migrations & Identities research programme is designed "to research, discuss and present issues related to diasporas and migration, and their past and present impact on subjectivity and identity, culture and the imagination, place and space, emotion, politics and sociality."...
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